Tuberous Collybia Collybia tuberosa (Bulliard) P. Kummer    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Tricholomataceae   >   Genus Collybia   

Status:

Found in groups on blackened remains of Russula and Lactarius fungi.

Description:

Cap: Pinkish-buff to white in age; convex to flat or with small depression; whitish flesh. Gills: White to buff, close. Stalk: Same as cap, may have darker stains; dry; hollow in age; may have white rhizomorphs (root-like structures). Stalk is attached to reddish-brown, vaguely oval sclerotium. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 2 records in the project database.

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Tuberous Collybia (fruiting bodies showing rhizomorphs) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/21/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Tuberous Collybia (fruiting bodies with attached sclerotia) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/21/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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